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Rise of the auto workers

Edward Levinson

Rise of the auto workers

by Edward Levinson

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Published by United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby Edward Levinson.
ContributionsUnited Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers of America.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19884097M

Jump directly to years: , , and Occupations are organized under industries, such as bakery trades, building trades, etc. The wage tables continue for more than a hundred pages in each of these volumes. "Rise" profiles the lives of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, his election as president, and the creation of the New Deal and Social Security. The "Setback" section covers the Dust Bowl, which made migrants of some , people, and America's "blind spot" when it came to the rights of African Americans and migrants, and the rise of anti-Semitism.

  Retail inflation for industrial workers eased to per cent in June this year from per cent in the same month of , mainly due to lower prices of certain food items and kerosene was. An effort by the United Auto Workers to unionize a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee was the latest episode in a labor struggle that could rise up again -- next time as the U.S. begins the mass.

  Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday, paving the way to reopen the U.S. auto sector but stoking fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections as strict.   And suddenly auto workers were facing something they never did before. Again, this used to be a path to a really solid middle-class life. And now even auto workers, you know, are struggling to .


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Well written book about an often neglected area in our history, the Reuther family and the emergence of the UAW as a factor in the economic, social and political life of America.

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Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Toyota took steps Thursday to restart North American factories that have been closed to protect workers from the. In order to retain trained workers, Ford paid higher hourly wages and lowered the work shift from 12 to eight hours per day.

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Great book describing the "shop life" I witnessed first-hand growing up around Flint, Michigan. Hamper's description of the corporate policies, especially the quality/safety-related stuff is hilarious. Having said that, the fact is that the life of the auto worker is a hard and often depressing cycle of layoffs, depression, and uncertainty.4/5().